Education

Yoga & Meditation Retreat September 29 & 30

Yoga & Meditation Retreat September 29 & 30

Join us! I will be hosting this retreat this September:  “Holistic OT Yoga & Meditation Retreat: Restoring Mind, Body & Soul for You and Your Clients”  Instructors: Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L, BCTMB, ARCB and Mandy Lubas, OTR/L, RYT, AWC September 29 & 30, 2017 Description of Retreat: Join Mandy Lubas, OTR/L, RYT, AWC and Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L, […]

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New American OT Association Class on Complementary and Integrative Health

New American OT Association Class on Complementary and Integrative Health

I am so grateful to have just completed creating the new course for the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), “OT with Complementary Health Approaches and Integrative Health.” If you are an occupational therapist interested in Integrative Medicine you will enjoy this course! It took me six months, in between teaching and client sessions, to create this […]

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Integrative Medicine and Yoga Retreat

Integrative Medicine and Yoga Retreat

It has been quite a full September! I continue to advocate for the use of complementary and integrative health in occupational therapy and mainstream health care. I submitted a petition with over 100 signatures asking the Accreditation Council of Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) to create an education standard on how these approaches can be taught […]

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Congratulations to the New Graduate of the Holistic Healing Program!

Congratulations to the New Graduate of the Holistic Healing Program!

Congratulations to Jill Tessman, MSW, LICSW, who completed my 2 Year Holistic Healing Certificate Program on a beautiful spring day today! Jill completed a 132 hour training on Holistic/Integrative Health Care that I created to provide information on the most commonly used modalities in this area. She learned about many topics for self care and […]

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Are We in the Midst of a Revolution?

Are We in the Midst of a Revolution?

There has been a lot going on in my world as a holistic health care practitioner who also holds a conventional mainstream health care license – combined together; a Holistic OT. I am finally convinced that holistic/integrative medicine is here to stay and will only continue to grow – to the point that it will […]

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Occupational Therapists Complete The Power of the Mind in Healing Class

Occupational Therapists Complete The Power of the Mind in Healing Class

I just finished up teaching the “Power of the Mind in Healing” class. We met for four Saturdays in February. I had the pleasure of teaching two occupational therapists who have been practicing for nearly 20 years. In fact, they were in the graduating class right after me at St. Kate’s. We covered topics on […]

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